Mark Edward Soper has been using Microsoft Windows since version 1.0, and since 1992 he has taught thousands of computer troubleshooting and network students across the country how to use Windows as part of their work and everyday lives. Mark is the author of Easy Windows 10, Easy Windows 8.1, Easy Windows 8, Easy Microsoft Windows 7, Teach Yourself Windows 7 in 10 Minutes, and Using Microsoft Windows Live. Mark also has contributed to Que’s Special Edition Using series on Windows Me, Windows XP, and Windows Vista, as well as Easy Windows Vista and Windows 7 In Depth. In addition, he has written two books about Windows Vista: Maximum PC Microsoft Windows Vista Exposed and Unleashing Microsoft Windows Vista Media Center.
When he’s not teaching, learning, or writing about Microsoft Windows, Mark stays busy with many other technology-related activities. He has written three books on computer troubleshooting, including The PC and Gadget Help Desk: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Troubleshooting and Repairing. He is a longtime contributor to Upgrading and Repairing PCs, working on the 11th through 18th, 20th, and subsequent editions. Mark has co-authored Upgrading and Repairing Networks, Fifth Edition, written several books on CompTIA A+ Certification (including two titles covering the 2016 exams), a guest column on certification for Computerworld.com, and two books about digital photography: Easy Digital Cameras and The Shot Doctor: The Amateur’s Guide to Taking Great Digital Photos. Mark also has become a video content provider for Que Publishing and InformIT and has posted many blog entries and articles at InformIT.com, MaximumPC.com, and other websites. In addition, Mark has taught digital photography, digital imaging, and Microsoft Office for Ivy Tech Corporate College’s southwest Indiana campus in Evansville, Indiana, and Windows and Microsoft Office for the University of Southern Indiana’s continuing education department.